New Year Resolutions

This poem was written in response to W3 Prompt #34: Wea’ve Written Weekly on The Skeptic’s Kaddish, so please visit his page to read other responses. YearOverStart againThis time betterResolutions are not kept through the yearEither you will or you won’t; don’t promiseResolve has fadedNo commitmentI’ll do itBetterNow Copyright © 2022 Brandon Ellrich Thanks forContinue reading “New Year Resolutions”


Baby boy, be brave, Be benevolent, behave. Be unburdened, bare and bold, But obedient to what you’re told. Before you begin to be, Break no bonds with me. My wee beloved bairn, Brilliant, beyond compare, Be humble, but be proud; Let bounteous blessings abound. I begat your beginning breath, But bid you goodbye in death.Continue reading “Be”